Alternatives to A&E this winter

Winter brings more coughs, colds, flu and tummy bugs and those with long-term health conditions and the over 65s are particularly vulnerable to illness when the lower temperatures kick in. If you do feel unwell, seek immediate advice and help...

New Year, New Me: Getting Fit with Dal Dhaliwal

New Year Resolutions It’s that time of year again where many of us resolve to better ourselves in some way. Some of the top new year resolutions are weight loss or to embark on a new health and fitness journey....

Cannabis Ingredient To be Classified as Medicine in UK

A Cannabis-based ingredient known as cannabidiol is set to be classed as a legal medicine by the UK medicines regulator. The Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) first looked into cannabidiol, or CBD, after numerous manufacturing companies made...

Overseas Patients Leave NHS With £29m Bill

The NHS has been left with bill amounting to £29,520,378 due to unpaid bills racked up by overseas patients. These patients, not entitled to free treatment, are able to travel to the UK to receive treatment but are expected...

Loved ones remembered during Hospice Light up a Life celebration

An appeal to dedicate a star to a loved one is on course to raise £65K for a local Hospice. Over a thousand people across Birmingham and Sandwell gathered together on Thursday 15th. The Hospice’s annual ‘Light up a Life’...

Light up a Life for lost loved ones with Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice

Birmingham St Mary's Hospice is bringing families from across Birmingham and Sandwell together to remember a lost loved one this Christmas. The Hospice’s ‘Light up a Life’ event gives people the opportunity to celebrate and remember the lives of those...

Boxing up Obesity

Healthy eating has always been a debate when it comes to school lunches and dinners. We’ve seen many people try and change them and have even seen the decrease of greasy and unhealthy foods at schools, thanks to the...

Brummies Bhangra Baazar

A Christmas themed bhangra event to raise funds for DKMS UK and raise awareness of blood stem cell donation is taking place in Birmingham. The event, which is being organized by a group of volunteers (led by local man...

Easy ways to improve your diet

How's your weight? Are you miffed with your muffin-top, beleaguered by your batwings and gutted with your, er, gut? Most people could go a long way to improving their diet and we Asians are no different. Indeed you could...

Registrations are open for jolly Jingle Bell Jog 2016

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is calling for participants to join in with the festivities in its annual Christmas fun run. Sprinting into its third year, the Jingle Bell Jog returns to Kings Heath park on Sunday December 4. Included in...